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Government Employee salary in Washington, DC

Average total salary*
$97,000/yr
Average per year
$97,000
Average per year
$97,000
$45,500
Total salary range**
$151,500
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Based on 282 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Government Employees make in Washington, DC?
The average total salary for a Government Employee in Washington, DC is $97,000 per year. This is based on data from 282 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Government Employee in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$97,000
Average per year
$97,000
$45,500
Total salary range**
$151,500
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Based on 282 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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US Department Of Defense, District Of Columbia County, DC
43 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$83K – $121K
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National Finance Center, District Of Columbia County, DC
74 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$91K – $124K
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US Department Of State, District Of Columbia County, DC
31 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$93K – $120K
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ABB, District Of Columbia County, DC
17 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$53K – $121K
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Department Of The Interior, District Of Columbia County, DC
18 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$82K – $111K
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District Of Columbia, District Of Columbia County, DC
21 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$69K – $99K
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US House Of Representatives, District Of Columbia County, DC
35 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$54K – $93K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Vienna, VA
16 income tax records
$140,000/yr
$110K – $147K
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Stafford, VA
42 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$100K – $137K
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Ashburn, VA
27 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$97K – $135K
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Dumfries, VA
15 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$93K – $131K
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Woodbridge, VA
54 income tax records
$115,500/yr
$93K – $131K
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Rockville, MD
18 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$106K – $121K
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Alexandria, VA
138 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$88K – $132K
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Chantilly, VA
13 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$103K – $120K
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Laurel, MD
12 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$91K – $118K
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Fairfax, VA
32 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$86K – $123K

Government Employee demographics

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77% are single
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23% are married
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16% have kids
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25% own a home

Government Employee salaries by age

$0
$30,500
$61,000
$91,500
$122,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Government Employees

282 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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State Government Employee
2,195 income tax records
$45,000/yr
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Federal Government Employee
3,288 income tax records
$81,500/yr
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Government Contractor
1,192 income tax records
$72,500/yr
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Office Employee
6,045 income tax records
$36,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.